Sophia Wanuna, one of KTN;s key anchors was among the journalists who reported being assaulted by police at JKIA airport when they went to receive NASA activist Miguna Miguna.
Even though Sophia managed to have a word with Miguna Miguna, it came at her own painful cost.
I thank you all for the kind messages … we are okay … The assault meted out against journalists, is unacceptable.
— Sophia Wanuna (@SophiaWanuna) March 27, 2018
She was clobbered by a police in uniform while reporting live on TV.
Whatever transpired last night at JKIA is unacceptable. @PoliceKE why would an officer harass a lady @SophiaWanuna on live TV? @FirstLadyKenya @MediaCouncilK @fidakenya @KTNNews #MigunaReturns #MigunaMiguna #UhuruDeportMeToo pic.twitter.com/K3gjNsWpqZ
— Eddy Dirtcurse (@eddydirtcurse) March 27, 2018
Kenyans went on Twitter to praise her unmatched determination and conduct of good journalism during the
I applaud this @KTNNews Reporter, @SophiaWanuna covering the Miguna Miguna standoff at JKIA. The way she has manoeuvred to interview Miguna through an opening on the door is unmatched. Very relevant questions. I call this quality reporting. pic.twitter.com/c3y2Og5fAe
— Ronald Mayaka (@ronald_mayaka) March 26, 2018